Smart OMAHA Drivers Protect Against Overheating

May 17, 2022

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for OMAHA drivers to ... More

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant leak repair)

August 22, 2021

If theres one thing you should pay attention to with your vehicle, its the temperature gauge. Its the one that may say C---H (that means cold---hot). Or maybe yours has a picture of a thermometer on it and a blue and red zone. If you see the needle heading farther to the H or red area, that mea... More

Keep Your Cool in Omaha

August 8, 2021

Omaha drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the cool... More

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

April 11, 2021

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Cooling System Components

November 29, 2020

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Omaha auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Nebraska.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system usuall... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

June 28, 2020

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Omaha, Nebraska

September 1, 2019

The cooling system keeps Nebraska vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Omaha. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Omaha drivers associate with th... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

August 11, 2019

Omaha residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Nebraska temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it has t... More

Engine Hydration for Omaha Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

July 7, 2019

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More

Smart Omaha Drivers Protect Against Overheating

April 14, 2019

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Omaha drivers to ... More